National Hog Farmer Blog http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/21061/feed Thoughts about the pork industry this week. en Beat the ‘hog days’ of summer http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer <div class="node-body blog-body">Take necessary steps to ensure your hogs will remain comfortable in this summer's heat, and reward you with continued performance. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:00 +0000 68091 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Expansion, a sizzling subject at WPX http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/expansion-sizzling-subject-wpx <div class="node-body blog-body">U.S. pork industry’s bright future with the new pork processing plants coming is certainly crafting lots of chatter about expansion.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/expansion-sizzling-subject-wpx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/expansion-sizzling-subject-wpx#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:25:00 +0000 67951 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork industry: Some Masters, all family http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-industry-some-masters-all-family <div class="node-body blog-body">Hog industry family is close-knit and takes care of its own, and the annual World Pork Expo can be looked as one big family reunion.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-industry-some-masters-all-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-industry-some-masters-all-family#comments Business Marketing World Pork Expo National Hog Farmer Blog Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19:47:00 +0000 67641 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Remember why you get Monday off http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/remember-why-you-get-monday <div class="node-body blog-body">Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend, with bacon of course, but let's not lose sight of the sacrifices of those whose memories we honor.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/remember-why-you-get-monday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/remember-why-you-get-monday#comments Business Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 27 May 2016 15:48:00 +0000 67271 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com A pro-science win? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win <div class="node-body blog-body">A recent report claims genetically modified organisms pose no health concerns to humans who consume products made from such crops. Though a victory for modern agriculture, the battle is far from over. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win#comments Animal Well-Being Business Health Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 20 May 2016 16:46:00 +0000 67061 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 5 takeaways from 2016 class of Masters http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/5-takeaways-2016-class-masters <div class="node-body blog-body">Many outstanding leadership qualities bond “The 70 Masters” together, but their unique stories will motivate you to climb your own mountain. These individuals bring to surface some valuable wisdom on living life to the fullest and being a successful leader.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/5-takeaways-2016-class-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/5-takeaways-2016-class-masters#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 09 May 2016 20:23:00 +0000 66731 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Water should not be taken for granted http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/water-should-not-be-taken-granted <div class="node-body blog-body">Water is the lifeblood of civilization and should not be taken for granted.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/water-should-not-be-taken-granted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/water-should-not-be-taken-granted#comments Animal Well-Being Environment National Hog Farmer Blog Wed, 04 May 2016 15:48:00 +0000 66611 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork messages need to be 'on fleek' http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-messages-need-be-fleek <div class="node-body blog-body">For the first time, the millennials took the lead as the largest generation living. Marketing pork to this generation will take ingenuity, freshness and learning a whole new language.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-messages-need-be-fleek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-messages-need-be-fleek#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 02 May 2016 15:01:00 +0000 66541 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Do your draft homework to develop a strong pork team http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team <div class="node-body blog-body">Just as football teams assess their current strengths and weaknesses, pork producers should also evaluate where their team could use a high "draft pick."</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Reproduction National Hog Farmer Blog Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:14:00 +0000 66421 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Tick bite could exterminate meat-eaters' appetite http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite <div class="node-body blog-body">A bite from lone star ticks in some people can trigger sensitivity to red meat that can result in symptoms such as itching, hives, swollen lips and breathing problems.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:38:00 +0000 66281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com